Poll: Public greatly favors resettling Afghan interpreters and translators despite majority being left behind

The public is far more supportive of resettling Afghan allies of the United States as opposed to resettling refugees without a history of assisting the U.S. in conflicts, according to a recent national poll.

Seventy-two percent said that they were in favor of resettling Afghan allies of the U.S. or Afghan government during the war. Only 42% of respondents supported resettling Afghan refugees regardless of their past relationship with the U.S., according to the Associated Press-NORC survey conducted between Sept. 23 and 27.

According to the poll, 76% of Democrats, 74% of Republicans, and 59% of independents were
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